Mezcala Island

Ribera de Chapala

Also known as The Presidio Island, it is a site full of mysticism, nature and history. To get there you can ride a boat on the Chapala boardwalk or hire a guided tour, from the municipality of Mezcala. 
 
The atmosphere of the place will transport you to the independence era, since in this period, the island was a refuge for a group of indigenous and rebellious "criollos" (Creoles), who remained safe from the Spanish for almost four years. 

One of its attractions is "El Fuerte" (The fort), which housed the convicts after the independence of Mexico. If you like mysteries and legends this place is ideal for you, if you dare you can take an exciting night tour. 

Other emblematic attractions are the white trunk tree and its peculiar shape and the cave of the "Virgin of San Juan de los Lagos". Discover the incredible stories of the Island; you will see that you will be surprised.
Also known as The Presidio Island, it is a site full of mysticism, nature and history. To get there you can ride a boat on the Chapala boardwalk or hire a guided tour, from the municipality of Mezcala. 

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The atmosphere of the place will transport you to the independence era, since in this period, the island was a refuge for a group of indigenous and rebellious "criollos" (Creoles), who remained safe from the Spanish for almost four years. 

One of its attractions is "El Fuerte" (The fort), which housed the convicts after the independence of Mexico. If you like mysteries and legends this place is ideal for you, if you dare you can take an exciting night tour. 

Other emblematic attractions are the white trunk tree and its peculiar shape and the cave of the "Virgin of San Juan de los Lagos". Discover the incredible stories of the Island; you will see that you will be surprised.

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